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Course summary

Overview This field examines how people approach and react to various situations in life, from visual perception to complex social interactions. The application of psychological research has positively affected a variety of sectors ranging from business to education, mental health and sport. Graduates from this master's programme will be able to apply their skills and expertise within their chosen professional field. Why study MSc Applied Psychology at Middlesex? Designed with an emphasis on qualitative and quantitative research, this course equips you with a sound understanding of the theoretical and practical issues in applied psychology. Based at our Hendon Campus in London, you will benefit from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff. You will gain access to some of the pioneering psychology facilities for teaching and research in the UK. This programme is ideally suited to those who may wish to extend their research interests to doctoral level or who work in local and central government agencies around the world. It can also be a stepping-stone for developing interest in professional practice following further related studies. The course has a step-off point at Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate and covers Neuropsychology, Health, Business and Counselling and Psychotherapy. Course highlights

  • We have excellent employment results: over 90% of our psychology graduates are employed within six months of completing their degree.
  • Our psychology teaching and research facilities are unrivalled. They include fully equipped lecture theatres and tutorial spaces; a pychophysiology laboratory; social observation laboratories; a video editing suite; a virtual reality laboratory; auditory cognition laboratory; and testing cubicles.
  • You will benefit from the expertise of our teaching staff who are leading researchers in health psychology, forensic psychology and qualitative research.
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Modules

Research & Issues in Applied Psychology (30 Credits) - Compulsory Research Methods in Applied Psychology – Quantitative (15 Credits) - Compulsory Research Methods in Applied Psychology – Qualitative (15 Credits) - Compulsory Research: Practice and Reporting (60 Credits) - Compulsory Counselling and Psychotherapy in Applied Psychology (30 Credits) - Compulsory Fundamentals of Neuropsychology (15 credits) – Optional Topics and Applied Issues in Developmental and Educational Psychology (15 credits) – Optional Developmental Disorders and Psychopathology (15 credits) – Optional Trauma Impacts and Intervention (30 credits) – Optional Psychology of Wellness and Illness (30 credits) – Optional

Assessment method

A major part of your assessment will be your 10,000 to 15,000-word dissertation, which will be accompanied by a 1,500-word research proposal and a 10-minute presentation, on which you will receive feedback from fellow students as well as your tutor. Other forms of assessment will include tests, projects, statistical assignments, essays, reports, logbooks and case study analyses. You will receive regular feedback on your work, including your assessed coursework and your dissertation.


Entry requirements

We generally only consider applicants with at least a high lower second class degree (2:2) in Psychology or a related discipline


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9600 Year 1
Scotland £9600 Year 1
Wales £9600 Year 1
EU £14800 Year 1
International £14800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Psychology at Middlesex University - UCAS